Fruit That Will Satisfy the Conditions of Repentance; One Cannot Repent Without Knowing The Mysteries Part 2

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Before proceeding with Part 2, we encourage the reader to carefully study and ponder Part 1 which explains this mystery found in scripture and sets the stage for these concluding matters. Jesus and the prophets who knew the mystery of “fruit meet for repentance,” also understood the opposite condition in which many mortals will find themselves— barren of good fruit and unrepentant. They speak of the people who reject the Word of God, deny the mysteries, harden their hearts against these sacred things, and who deserve the awful future that awaits them. The prophets remind us of the straight and narrow way leading to eternal life; they sternly warn us against touching the evil fruit … Read More

Fruit That Will Satisfy the Conditions of Repentance; One Cannot Repent Without Knowing The Mysteries Part 1

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30 And now, my beloved brethren, for ye are my brethren, and ye ought to be beloved, and ye ought to bring forth works which are meet for repentance, seeing that your hearts have been grossly hardened against the word of God, and seeing that ye are a lost and a fallen people. (Alma 9) Alma understood a plain and precious concept that eludes modern readers of the Book of Mormon (BOM) because of the commandments of men in the church that deny the commandments of God recorded in scripture! The paradox and absurdity of this contradiction should be self-evident. Alma knew that repentance is directly related to one’s relationship with the Word of God … Read More